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In this Aug 4, 2018 photo, Constance Wu poses for a portrait at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., to promote her new film "Crazy Rich Asians." (Photo by Rebecca Cabage/Invision/AP)
Wu's fight for 'Crazy Rich Asians' part of a bigger crusade'Crazy Rich Asians' star Constance Wu is not afraid to fight for what she wants
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - This file image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Jason Statham in a scene from the film, "The Meg." The shark thriller “The Meg” became the latest success in Hollywood’s sizzling summer, opening well above expectations with $44.5 million in ticket sales, according to box office estimates Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. (Daniel Smith/Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP, File)
Box office Top 20: 'The Meg' reels in $45.4 million debutIt took until mid-August, but an original movie is finally No. 1 at the box office
The Associated Press11 hours ago
In this Aug 4, 2018 photo, Constance Wu poses for a portrait at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., to promote her new film "Crazy Rich Asians." (Photo by Rebecca Cabage/Invision/AP)
'Crazy Rich Asians' spurs conversation over representationThe upcoming release of "Crazy Rich Asians" has a lot of Asian-Americans excited because it's been more than two decades since a major Hollywood studio put out a movie with a cast made up of Asian-American and Asian actors
The Associated Press18 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, Oct. 23, 2017,  Actor Idris Elba speaks during The Best FIFA 2017 Awards in London. British actor Idris Elba has stoked speculation he may take over the role of James Bond when Daniel Craig steps aside, offering an enigmatic Twitter post Sunday Aug. 12, 2018, saying "my name's Elba, Idris Elba,’’ fuelling the buzz about him becoming the first black Bond. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, FILE)
His name is Idris Elba, but will he be first black Bond?British actor Idris Elba is stoking speculation he may take over the role of James Bond when Daniel Craig steps aside, offering an enigmatic Twitter post that fueled the buzz about him becoming the first black Bond.
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - This file image released by Paramount Pictures shows Tom Cruise in a scene from "Mission: Impossible - Fallout." After two weeks at no. 1, “Mission: Impossible _ Fallout” slid to second place in its third weekend with $20 million. The Paramount Pictures release has pulled in $162 million in three weeks. (Chiabella James/Paramount Pictures and Skydance via AP, File)
'The Meg' chomps $44.5M, 'BlacKkKlansman' opens strongThe shark thriller "The Meg" became the latest success in Hollywood's sizzling summer, opening well above expectations with $44.5 million in ticket sales, according to box office estimates Sunday
The Associated Press1 day ago
A woman holds a poster reading "Oleg Sentsov is on hunger strike for the 81st day. His mother lodged a petition for pardon on July 17, 2018, Where's the answer?" during a one-person picket in support of the jailed Ukrainian filmmaker in front of Russian President administration entrance in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018. Thursday marked the 81st day that Oleg Sentsov has been refusing food in a Russian prison. Sentsov is demanding that he and 64 other Ukrainians imprisoned in Russia whom he calls political prisoners be released. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Russia: Hunger-striking filmmaker's health satisfactoryRussia's prison system is contradicting claims about the worsening condition of Oleg Sentsov, a Ukrainian filmmaker imprisoned on a terrorism conviction who has been on a hunger strike for 90 days
The Associated Press2 days ago
In this Aug. 3, 2018 photo, actor Casey Affleck poses for a portrait at the Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles to promote his upcoming film "The Old Man & The Gun," in theaters on Sept. 28. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
AP Exclusive: Casey Affleck opens up in the wake of #MeTooAP Exclusive: With a new movie on the horizon, Casey Affleck opens up in the wake of #MeToo and Time's Up
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2017 file photo, an Oscar statue is places inside the ballroom at the 89th Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif. When the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences announced changes to next year’s Oscars broadcast, including the controversial creation of a “popular film” category, it prompted a host of questions about what this means for the world’s biggest awards show. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP, File)
With new category, Oscars are now a popularity contestNot since Faye Dunaway shouted "La La Land!" has an Oscar announcement caused quite as much chaos as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences decision to create a new Academy Awards category for "outstanding achievement in popular film."
The Associated Press4 days ago
Christoph Sanders, from left, Jonathan Adams, Jordan Masterson, Amanda Fuller, Nancy Travis, Tim Allen, executive producer/showrunner/writer Kevin Abbott, executive producer Becky Clements and executive producer/writer Matt Berry participate in the "Last Man Standing" panel during the Fox Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at The Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
Julia Roberts, reboots and diversity part of new TV seasonBroadcasters, cable channel and streaming platforms paraded their upcoming shows at the Television Critics Association's summer meeting
The Associated Press4 days ago
FILE - In this May 16, 2018 file photo, Michael Moore attends the Turner Networks 2018 Upfront in New York. Moore’s Donald Trump critique “Fahrenheit 11/9” will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival before hitting theaters September 21. The film will make its world premiere in Toronto on September 6. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Michael Moore's Trump documentary will release in SeptemberMichael Moore's Donald Trump critique "Fahrenheit 11/9" will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival before hitting theaters September 21
The Associated Press4 days ago
In this Aug. 3, 2018 photo, actor Casey Affleck poses for a portrait at the Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles to promote his upcoming film "The Old Man & The Gun," in theaters on Sept. 28. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Q&A: Casey Affleck on new film, his Oscars absence and MeTooAP Exclusive: With a new film coming this fall, Casey Affleck speaks about bowing out of the Oscars and how #MeToo and Time's Up has made him reflect on the atmosphere of the set of "I'm Still Here" and past sexual harassment allegations
The Associated Press4 days ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 file photo, Oleg Sentsov gestures as the verdict is delivered, as he stands behind bars at a court in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. The lawyer for a hunger-striking Ukrainian filmmaker imprisoned in Russia says his client has become increasingly frail. Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018 marks the 87th day that Oleg Sentsov has been refusing food in a Russian prison. His lawyer Dmitry Dinze said after visiting him Tuesday that Sentsov has a very low hemoglobin level, resulting in anemia and a slow heartbeat of about 40 beats per minute. (AP Photo, file)
Sweden to Russia: Release hunger-striking Ukraine filmmakerSweden is calling on Russia to release a Ukrainian filmmaker on hunger strike, saying it's worried about his "deteriorating health condition."
The Associated Press4 days ago
FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2000 file photo, actress Margot Kidder, who dated former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, arrives for his funeral at Notre-Dame Basilica in Montreal. Kidder's daughter says the Superman actress' death has been ruled a suicide. Maggie McGuan told The Associated Press Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, that she knew her mother died by suicide when she was brought to Kidder's house in May 2018, and that it is a big relief to have the truth out. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
'Superman' actress Margot Kidder's death ruled a suicideMargot Kidder's daughter says the death of the Superman actress has been ruled a suicide
The Associated Press5 days ago
This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows a scene from the film, "The Meg." (Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP)
Review: Shark thriller 'The Meg' goes deep, stays shallowFilm Review: Shark thriller 'The Meg,' with Jason Statham, goes deep but stays shallow
The Associated Press5 days ago
FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2015 file photo, an Oscar statue appears outside the Dolby Theatre for the 87th Academy Awards in Los Angeles. The Oscars are adding a new category to honor popular films and promising a brisk 3-hour ceremony on a much earlier air date of Feb. 9, 2020. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
Backlash follows the addition of popular film Oscar categoryThe Oscars are adding a new category to honor popular films and promising a brisk three-hour ceremony on a much earlier air date of Feb. 9, 2020
The Associated Press5 days ago
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